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Grizedale Forest

Grizedale Forest

Grizedale Forest Visitor Centre, Grizedale, Cumbria, LA22 0QJ

Grizedale Forest occupies a wonderfully dark location in the heart of the Lake District and is an excellent place to view the starry skies between large openings between the trees. The Forestry Commission runs events here in collaboration with local astronomers from time to time.


Grizedale Forest is a Go Stargazing Site. The location has been identified by the Go Stargazing team as a good location for stargazing based on local light pollution levels, distance from nearby towns and cities and offers a safe place to park.

Location events organiser

Forestry England

Forestry England organises events at this location

Please contact Forestry England directly with any enquiries relating to visiting this location


Weather forecast

  • 26/06/22

    14° 66%
  • 26/06/22

    13° 37%
  • 27/06/22

    12° 70%
  • 27/06/22

    12° 85%

Weather forecast for Grizedale Forest Visitor Centre (0.0 miles away) updated 25/06/22 at 20:00.




Events nearby

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  • Eddington Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 7th July 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Kendal Museum, Kendal, LA9 6BT (11.3 miles away)

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  • Eddington Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 4th August 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Kendal Museum, Kendal, LA9 6BT (11.3 miles away)

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  • Solar Observing with Lancaster and Morecambe Astronomical Society

    Sunday 21st August 2022 from 11:00am to 16:00pm

    Williamson Park - Lancaster, Lancaster, LA1 1UX (22.6 miles away)

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  • Eddington Astronomical Society meeting

    Thursday 1st September 2022 from 19:00pm to 21:00pm

    Kendal Museum, Kendal, LA9 6BT (11.3 miles away)

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  • Furness and South Lakeland Astronomical Society Meeting

    Friday 2nd September 2022 from 19:30pm to 21:30pm

    Trinity Church Centre - Barrow-in-Furness, Barrow-in-Furness, LA14 5HT (17.1 miles away)

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Stay and gaze nearby

  • High Haume Glamping – Dalton-in-Furness

    High Haume Farm, Dalton In Furness, Cumbria, LA15 8JP (13.1 miles away)

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  • Cambridge House Hotel – Millom

    1 Cambridge Street, Millom, Cumbria, LA18 5BD (13.4 miles away)

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  • Jackdaw Cottage

    3 Garden Terrace, Baycliff, Cumbria, LA12 9RP (14.0 miles away)

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  • Todd & Gunn Cottages

    Wasdale, Santon Bridge, Cumbria, CA19 1UX (14.8 miles away)

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  • Brookfield Guest House – Keswick

    Penrith Road, Keswick, Cumbria, CA12 4LJ (18.6 miles away)

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  • The Quiet Site

    Ullswater, Bennett Head, Cumbria, CA11 0LS (19.1 miles away)

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